Body of missing man found in remote Washington Co.

By Heartland News

WASHINGTON COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - Washington County authorities found the body of a missing man in a remote part of the county.

Christopher Gamble, 30, of Cadet was reported missing on August 15.

A resident called the Washington County Sheriff's Office on August 27 saying he possibly found a body in a remote area about five miles off Sugar Loaf Road on the ledge of a cliff.  That is near where he was last seen.

It is believed that Gamble accidentally fell about 60 feet from a bluff, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

No foul play is suspected.

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